Showstopping Knits Are the 2020 Equivalent to Party Dresses—Here Are 36 We Love



While we may not be dressing up to the nines for office holiday parties or festive soirée’s this holiday season, that doesn’t mean we can’t make a little effort on the sartorial front this year. After all, there's nothing like a festive outfit to get us in the holiday spirit.

One of the easiest ways to dress up this year (albeit in a more casual manner) is with a show-stopping knit sweater. Ideal for pairing with jeans... ok, sweats while Facetiming with family or friends or for an intimate holiday dinner or creating that Insta-worthy outfit pic. A striking knit sweater is basically the 2020 equivalent to a party dress so if you’re ready to up your knitwear game take a peek below as we share some beautiful and cool trophy knits to cozy up in right now. From embellished cardigans to captivating backless sweaters and beautiful ribbed knit bodices, uplift your mood in one of these show-stopping knits.

Nothing will amp up your sweatpants quite like diamanté fringe.

We can't resist a statement collar (especially when it comes in plush velvet).

A cropped embellished turtleneck feels fresh.

An easy way to get in the festive mood.



Opt for a shrug silhouette in a shimmery metallic fabric.

Elevate your winter whites game in this stunner.



We love a fair isle print, especially when combined with crystal-embellished buttons.

This bolero is at the top of our wish list.

Pair with soft black leather pants.

The shimmery metallic knit will serve you year-round.



A knit tank top you'll want to layer under everything.

Sheer sleeves always add a touch of elegance.



Ribbed sweetheart necklines are all over Instagram right now.

The coolest cutout we ever laid our eyes on.

We're already thinking of the endless ways to style this hooded sweater.